Counseling Services

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If you are having a life-threatening emergency, please contact 911 or go immediately to the nearest Emergency Room.

NEED ASSISTANCE?

We are now scheduling services for Spring Semester. Please click the Request Assistance button below. 

The button below takes you to our Counseling Services Request Assistance Form. Once completed, someone will be in contact with you shortly regarding scheduling.

REQUEST ASSISTANCE

 Counseling Services and COVID-19

Counseling Services is invested in preserving the safety and wellbeing of our Columbia College Chicago Community. It’s crucial during this time of uncertainty with Covid-19 that we protect you and our campus community. Counseling Services is currently offering Telebehavioral Health virtual sessions via Zoom at the beginning of the Spring Semester. For College Covid-19 updates, please visit the Columbia College Chicago Coronavirus Information page. Please note, offerings may change at any time. 

Getting Set-Up with Counseling Services 

WHAT WE OFFER:

Telebehavioral Health (TBH)Treatment via Zoom 

Counseling Services is currently providing Telebehavioral Health Services through Zoom for Healthcare, a HIPAA and FERPA compliant platform. Full-time and part-time students residing in Illinois may be eligible to receive individual TBH therapy services. Please call during our regular business hours to schedule an appointment or fill the Request an Appointment Form.  

Tele-health Rooms 

For students who would like to meet virtually but do not feel they have a private space to do so, we have several Tele-Health rooms that can be requested. These are private spaces equipped with the technology for a virtual therapy session to take place. They are disinfected after each use. Please alert our administrator if you would like to request the use of a Tele-health Room.

 Triage and One-Time Appointments 

Counseling Services also offers one-time case management and triage appointments throughout the semester as needed. These are currently being conducted virtually at the beginning of the Spring Semester. Toward the end of each semester Counseling Services begins to solely offer one-time appointments to support students in need. The goal of this meeting is not to provide therapy but to connect students with appropriate on and off campus mental health resources that may be useful prior to the end of the semester. 

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE

If you are having a life-threatening emergency, please contact 911 or go immediately to the nearest Emergency Room or Living Room.

How Do I Know if I am Experiencing a Mental Health Emergency?

Non-Emergency Crisis Support:

Thank you for your patience as we work together to support the safety and wellbeing of the College community during ongoing changes associated with this unforeseen pandemic. Updates to services offered through Counseling Services will be posted to this page. Visit COVID-19 Resources for additional resources

We are in this together. We are resilient.

-Counseling Services 

Group Events

In conjunction with Student Relations, we are offering several in-person, virtual, and blended Therapy Groups this semester! Please refer to our Therapy Groups Page for updates.
 

 

 

 

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